One Book Or Allota Books: That`s The Question [Pic

Submitted by: TMLkicks89 7 years ago in Funny

Not gonna lie, I"m pretty lazy so I"m going with this and take my chances...
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Male 112
ZING!
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Male 108
lmao
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Male 6,693
I want a baby dino.
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Male 446
Truth is, most Christians haven`t read the whole bible.
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Male 1,135
Yes. Yes. Want this poster.
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Male 2,788
Put on your flame retardant suits everyone, we`re walking into a flamewar..
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Male 12,365
[quote]OK, excuse my phrasing, but those were muslims I referred to.[/quote]

How, given the difference in time? It would require Muslims to have travelled backwards in time to study in Greece and lay the foundations for that scholarship in Arabic lands.

[quote]wasn`t that Edward Gibbon`s argument in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire? I recall my professor saying something along those lines,[/quote]

I don`t know. I haven`t read it. Odd, considering how famous it is, but it`s one of those books I intend to get around to reading and never do.
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Male 1,610
[quote]The torch passed to the *arabic* world.[/quote]

OK, excuse my phrasing, but those were muslims I referred to. Does "the embers were glowing until the previously mentioned individuals re-lit the torch" sound better to you?

[quote]Who has?[/quote]

The graph can be interpreted as such, and wasn`t that Edward Gibbon`s argument in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire? I recall my professor saying something along those lines, but I stopped reading it at page 49 when my mother passed away. Think I`ll give it another go.

[quote] It could only hold with strong emperors and the only way to guarantee strong emperors was only implemented in the time of the five good emperors (96-180).[/quote]

...by adopting the most qualified man for the job to be successor, which Marcus Aurelius ended by leaving his son as the only possible heir to the throne.
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Male 12,365
[quote]And I don`t think you can blame the fall of the Roman Empire on Christianity either.[/quote]

Who has?

Christianity was a factor, but only a factor. The Roman empire was over-extended and not strong enough in the centre (i.e. Latium itself). It could only hold with strong emperors and the only way to guarantee strong emperors was only implemented in the time of the five good emperors (96-180).
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Male 12,365
[quote]And to continue being fair, the torch was passed to the Islamic world[/quote]

No, it was not.

How could it have been? Islam didn`t exist then. Your argument requires that time travel was commonplace in the 5th century, which is silly.

The torch passed to the *arabic* world. They`d been trading with Greece for centuries and scholarly Arabs went with the merchants (or were the merchants) to study in Greece because there was no better place to study. Some of them founded schools when they returned home, with maths and medicine generally being favoured for some reason.

This was well established before Islam existed. Islam didn`t start it - it just didn`t slow its progress down as much as Christianity did.
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Male 2,220
"Even science has the idea that all humans kindof come from an Adam and Eve."

Wow - Mytochondrial Eve had to wait 100,000 years for Y Chromosomal Adam to come along.

My wife doesn`t like to wait 10 minutes...
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Male 2,220
"Also there`s a lot of advanced books about creationism"

Nice oxymoron.
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Male 4,546
Secondly, as for the Quranic verse:

Even science has the idea that all humans kindof come from an Adam and Eve. That doesn`t mean scientists currently believe they were insta-summoned with a level 2 Wizard spell.

The only argument you can make from the quote is that Islam suggests that if you go far back enough, you have a mated pair from which all current human life descended.

You are suggesting my parody in the first paragraph is supported by the verse you quoted. I find that unlikely.
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Male 4,680
Origin of Species has been hailed as a very accessible book compared to other scientific works.

Also there`s a lot of advanced books about creationism, just like there are for evolution. Works both ways.
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Male 4,546
Madrasas:
School. Any school. It`s the Arabic word for school. Your school: A madrasa. My school: A madrasa.

Furthermore: My school: A madrasa in the middle east.
Furthermore still: My school: Taught evolution.

5Cat:
"But BAALTH didn`t you previously argue that Christians and Muslims were the SAME and believed the same things and worshiped the same God?"

No, only the last bit, otherwise they`d be the same religion. YOU tried desperately to say that`s what I was arguing because you wanted an easy target, unfortunately I was only making points you didn`t have the capacity to refute.

Thus, you put words into my mouth. The only sad thing is you seemed to have actually convinced yourself that`s what I was saying.

Finally: Actually read the links I posted, again, including the reasoning behind anti-evolution discussions.
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Male 187
Excellent anti-creationist pic.
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Male 792
WTF is "allota"?
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Male 22
Noamfer i think u might have hit home with that one ive used it many times.if humans did exist during that time we would all certainly perish
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Male 12,138
[quote]Honestly, how many people who believe in creationism can even say they have sat down and read through the Bible? I`m guessing not too many.[/quote]
When it comes to Creationists, it`s not about not reading the Bible enough, it`s about reading that and that alone. And burying one`s head in the sand when it comes to thousands of years of scientific advancement that has happened since the Bible (which, lest we forget, was written, or at least sourced from, goat-herding tribesmen back in the Bronze Age).

Personally, I have no problem with people following a religion. Not my bag, but hey, whatever lifts your skirt. But when religion starts to encroach on the realm of science or human rights (think Creation Museum, ID proponents demending equal time in biology class, vetos on stem cell research, denial of gay rights, abortion clinics being bombed, the abhorrent treatment of women in some Islamic cultures, etc etc) then I`ll be right here with my flame sword. Every time.
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Male 976
Honestly, how many people who believe in creationism can even say they have sat down and read through the Bible? I`m guessing not too many.
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Male 172
The caption should be:

"Because those dinosaurs would totally not kill us all"
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Male 1,610
and I remember hearing of a muslim mathematician who did some innovative work after studying Archimedes but don`t know the name. And I don`t think you can blame the fall of the Roman Empire on Christianity either.
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Male 1,610
Angilion: Agreed on all points. And to continue being fair, the torch was passed to the Islamic world, with guys like Al-Kindi who worked with light and heat, color and optics, and Al-Razi who distinguished smallpox from measles. Not to mention Muslim philosophers who studied over, built off of, the works of Aristotle. It`s not really an accurate graph but I still thought it was funny.
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Male 12,365
It`s not *entirely* fair to blame Christianity for the loss of knowledge after the fall of the Roman empire. Christianity effectively preserved literacy in Britain, Ireland and most of Europe and as a result it preserved some Greek and Roman knowledge that would otherwise have been completely lost in those areas. It did suppress knowledge (e.g. Roger Bacon, who was a few centuries ahead of his time and might have changed history if the church hadn`t suppressed his work and jailed him for thinking), but it`s not totally to blame.

Also, Rome wasn`t a clear advance over Greece in terms of knowledge other than in civil engineering. Rome was a much more pragmatic society and it effectively discouraged science and maths along with everything else that was called philosophy in those days. Even Roman medicine (which was surprisingly advanced) was effectively Greek.
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Male 12,138
[quote]how is this anything other than plainly bashing religion? it`s not even funny either.[/quote]
To be fair, it`s bashing Creationism... which as piiiiiiiiiiiiiink down there said, ain`t the same thing.
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Female 317
how is this anything other than plainly bashing religion? it`s not even funny either.
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Male 12,138
Since we`re on the soundbites:

"Atheism: A Non-Prophet Organisation"
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Female 179
haha, but just because your religous doesn`t mean you believe in creatonism
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Female 47
religion....(1) a bunch of old embellished folk tales that people try to explain but never have a REAL answer for when questions are asked
(2) a bunch of bullsh*t that i have no need or care for

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Male 2,841
But without religion, what else would we fight over?
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Male 1,610

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Male 583
fail
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Female 2,228



Come on folks, everyone already knows where this statement came from.
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Male 5,194
Yeah, they rail against evolution in madrasas. There was a thing on TV about it.
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Male 40,728
[quote]Oh humankind! We created you from a single pair of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, so that you may know each other... (49:13[/quote]
Hummm, that sounds pretty anti-evolution to me! lolz! Allah created Adam and Hawwa, and ALL humans are decended from them, not from monkies! (don`t flame me! I KNOW we`re not decended from actual monkies K!)
But good on Islam for some flexability in their beliefs, eh? Assuming that is actually practiced, as Crakr mentioned...
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Male 40,728
But BAALTH didn`t you previously argue that Christians and Muslims were the SAME and believed the same things and worshiped the same God?
You did, you know it!
So now I`m wrong for thinking that? Oy vey!
Anyhow, if Muslim (fundamentalists included?) believe in evolution then that`s +1 for them.
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Male 17,511
Baalthazaq: I can guarantee they aren`t teaching evolution in modern day madrases right now.
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Male 2,229
To believe in `something`, is to belong to something bigger than self, to belong. But many a religion have corrupted this human/herd behavior to their (be it charismatic leader or oligarchy) own end, whatever that may be (usually sex, money, power, or control).

Humanity is a collective group of various herds that have stretched its influence across this world. And `god` HAS been distilled down to a set of 3 to 4 mathematical algorithms. But that`s really not all that "sexy" or "special" sounding.
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Male 5,094
Just to crank the nerdiness up:


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Male 970

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Male 4,546
Cat5:

Lets actually translate your sentence:
"They`ll proclamation your assets".

Quit using bogeyman terms to justify your paranoia to others.

Also, why don`t we look at what Muslims think. Lets do it again, and as always, here`s a wikipedia link that talks about how evolution was present in Islamic theology from the late 700s.

It also mentions the source of creationism in certain Modern Islamic countries. Christianity and Nationalist concepts.
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Male 25,416
riiggghhhttt!
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Male 699
lolz
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Female 149
Stay asleep, 5cats.
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Male 1,610
[quote]Just for fun, why don`t you look up what Muslims think about `big bang theory`? Oh yeah, because THEY think the SAME as creationsits BUT they`ll Fatwa y`all`s assets for mocking them![/quote]

They don`t take the same approach as creationism and ID. They claim the big bang theory is mentioned in the Quran rather than pawn their beliefs off as science.
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Male 15,510
Read it on a demotivational:

"Bible: Because all the works of science cannot equal the wisdom of cattle-sacrificing primitives who thought every animal species in the world lived within walking distance of Noah`s house"
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Male 1,195

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Male 40,728
*snore!*
Even us ID people know the literal creationists are wrong, so why flog that dead horse? Oh yeah, it`s EASY!
Just for fun, why don`t you look up what Muslims think about `big bang theory`? Oh yeah, because THEY think the SAME as creationsits BUT they`ll Fatwa y`all`s assets for mocking them!
*goes back to sleep*
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Male 203
Hooray for trolllllllllllling!
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Female 49
awesome pretty funny
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Male 833
religion: because its a lot easier to say its magic than learn how it works
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Female 999
I call troll on IAB.
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Male 698
lol
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Male 39,880
Religion: Because it`s easier to blame your life on supernatural beings
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Female 708
Hahahahahahahaha Brassbull that`s epic.
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Male 443
LMFAO BRASSBULL, made my day!
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Male 211
@LazyMe484 agreed.
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Female 1,077
@Brassbull

i laughed really really really hard.
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Female 318
Yeah, I can understand a science book a whole lot easier than the Bible.
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Male 10,440
[quote] technically the bible`s lots of books too... just small ones collected into a bigger one [/quote]

Yea, but they`re all bs.
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Male 1,610

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Male 183
"Eve, stop feeding the damned dinosaur, the mammoth looks like he is going to stomp on us!"
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Female 248
I approve.
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Male 211
technically the bible`s lots of books too... just small ones collected into a bigger one
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Male 395
Haha! Excellent.
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Male 4,807
Vain attempt a yet another flame starter.

I`ll go get the gasoline and you go get the match.
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Female 336
Link: One Book Or Allota Books: That`s The Question [Pic [Rate Link] - Not gonna lie, I`m pretty lazy so I`m going with this and take my chances...
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